desconcertar


desconcertar
v.
1 to disconcert, to throw.
Dejaron en suspenso al público They bewildered the public.
2 to disturb, to perplex, to upset.
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desconcertar
Conjugation model [ACERTAR], like {{link=acertar}}acertar
verbo transitivo
1 (perturbar) to disconcert, upset, disturb
2 (desorientar) to confuse
3 MEDICINA to dislocate
verbo pronominal desconcertarse
1 (perturbarse) to be disconcerted
2 (desorientarse) to be bewildered, be confused
3 MEDICINA to be dislocated
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verb
to disconcert, confuse
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1.
VT (=desorientar) to disconcert

la pregunta me desconcertó — I was disconcerted by the question

cambió de táctica para desconcertar al rival — she changed tactics to disconcert her opponent o to put her opponent off

2.
See:
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verbo transitivo to disconcert

sus reacciones me desconciertan — I find his reactions disconcerting

su respuesta me desconcertó — I was disconcerted by her reply

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= puzzle, bewilder, baffle, bemuse, disconcert, mystify, perplex, grow + confused, throw + Nombre + off balance, discomfit, faze, nonplus.
Ex. The repetition of the author's name introduces new esoteric punctuation which is bound to puzzle the catalog user.
Ex. Often the publisher would deliberately edited the copy of a book, substituting English spelling for American and vice versa, and changing the text if he thought it would bewilder or offend his customers.
Ex. As the domain expands, the problem of rule formalisation may even baffle a human expert.
Ex. The student must not let himself be bemused by sheer statistics.
Ex. On the negative side, the Britannica's complicated arrangement will continue to disconcert some users.
Ex. 'What mystifies me' -- she paused, searching for the proper words -- 'what mystifies me is the hold he seems to have over you and the staff'.
Ex. If when you are working you come across a problem which perplexes you, you should write to someone in the field who may be able to help you.
Ex. This article discusses one case that illustrates how even well trained federal prosecutors can grow confused about how to apply the intellectual property law.
Ex. At first, analyzing the way he went about his work eroded his confidence, threw him off balance, dimmed some of his energetic spirit.
Ex. What many people miss is that part of his talent is to amuse and discomfit his audience at the same time.
Ex. Arranged marriages, which are so the norm here in India, always seem to faze the non-Indians.
Ex. The spectacle in front of Bertie was enough to nonplus anyone -- Gussie in scarlet tights and a pretty frightful false beard.
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verbo transitivo to disconcert

sus reacciones me desconciertan — I find his reactions disconcerting

su respuesta me desconcertó — I was disconcerted by her reply

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= puzzle, bewilder, baffle, bemuse, disconcert, mystify, perplex, grow + confused, throw + Nombre + off balance, discomfit, faze, nonplus.

Ex: The repetition of the author's name introduces new esoteric punctuation which is bound to puzzle the catalog user.

Ex: Often the publisher would deliberately edited the copy of a book, substituting English spelling for American and vice versa, and changing the text if he thought it would bewilder or offend his customers.
Ex: As the domain expands, the problem of rule formalisation may even baffle a human expert.
Ex: The student must not let himself be bemused by sheer statistics.
Ex: On the negative side, the Britannica's complicated arrangement will continue to disconcert some users.
Ex: 'What mystifies me' -- she paused, searching for the proper words -- 'what mystifies me is the hold he seems to have over you and the staff'.
Ex: If when you are working you come across a problem which perplexes you, you should write to someone in the field who may be able to help you.
Ex: This article discusses one case that illustrates how even well trained federal prosecutors can grow confused about how to apply the intellectual property law.
Ex: At first, analyzing the way he went about his work eroded his confidence, threw him off balance, dimmed some of his energetic spirit.
Ex: What many people miss is that part of his talent is to amuse and discomfit his audience at the same time.
Ex: Arranged marriages, which are so the norm here in India, always seem to faze the non-Indians.
Ex: The spectacle in front of Bertie was enough to nonplus anyone -- Gussie in scarlet tights and a pretty frightful false beard.

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desconcertar [A5 ]
vt
to disconcert
me desconcertó con tantas preguntas I was disconcerted by all the questions
sus reacciones me desconciertan I find his reactions disconcerting
su respuesta me desconcertó I was taken aback o disconcerted by her reply
desconcertarse
v pron
to be disconcerted
me desconcerté con su pregunta I was taken aback o disconcerted by her question
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desconcertar (conjugate desconcertar) verbo transitivo
to disconcert;
su respuesta me desconcertó I was disconcerted by her reply

desconcertar verbo transitivo to disconcert: los últimos hallazgos han desconcertado a los investigadores, the lastest discoveries have puzzled the researchers

'desconcertar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
aturdir
- turbar
- confundir
English:
baffle
- confound
- confuse
- disconcert
- perplex
- rattle
- throw
- unnerve
- flummox
- mystify
- put
- vex
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desconcertar
vt
su respuesta lo desconcertó her answer threw him;
su comportamiento me desconcierta I find his behaviour disconcerting
See also the pronominal verb desconcertarse
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desconcertar
v/t a persona disconcert
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desconcertar {55} vt
: to disconcert
See also the reflexive verb desconcertarse
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desconcertar vb to puzzle

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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